Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WHUS76 KMFR 301635
MWWMFR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
935 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...ENHANCED SOUTH WINDS AND SOUTHWEST SEAS TODAY...

.A COLD FRONT APPROACHING AND THEN MOVING THROUGH THE WATERS WILL
BRING SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVEL CONDITIONS TO PORTIONS OF THE
COASTAL WATERS TODAY THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
935 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM
PDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS
EVENING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS ALSO BEEN
ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING.


* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 KT.

* SEAS: SOUTHWEST SEAS BECOMING STEEP AT 7 TO 8 FEET WITH AN
  AVERAGE PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS OR LESS.

* AREAS AFFECTED: THE ADVISORIES COVER AREAS FROM 5 NAUTICAL MILES
  WEST OF GOLD BEACH NORTH TO PORT ORFORD AND ALONG THE COAST TO
  CAPE BLANCO...AND THEN WEST TO 30 NAUTICAL MILE OF THE COAST.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/Z67H


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALL CRAFT.

&&

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
935 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT
THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM
PDT THIS EVENING. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS
NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING.


* WINDS: SOUTH AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS AROUND 30
  KT.

* SEAS: SOUTHWEST SEAS BECOMING STEEP AT 7 TO 9 FEET WITH AN
  AVERAGE PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS OR LESS.

* AREAS AFFECTED: THE ADVISORIES INCLUDE AREAS FROM CAPE BLANCO
  NORTH TO NEAR BANDON...AND THEN 5 NAUTICAL MILES WEST OF THE
  COAST NORTH OF BANDON WESTWARD TO 30 NAUTICAL MILES FROM THE
  COAST. AN ADDITIONAL ADVISORY AREA EXISTS FROM 50 TO 60 NAUTICAL
  MILES FROM THE COAST.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/Z67H


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALL CRAFT.

&&

$$

BTL

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